A decade since the book pushed “pickup artistry” into the mainstream, Neil Strauss has some mixed thoughts on its legacy.
A new report details a black market in nuclear materials.
More specifically, is their foreign policy “increasingly assertive,” as an increasingly anxious U.S. media increasingly claims? I wondered…
Putin’s terrorists aren’t the same as Obama’s.
Colin Powell on his famous “you break it, you own it” view of war, and how it’s nice to have a doctrine named after you.
The journalist Theo Padnos describes his ordeal, and what the U.S. should do in the region.
Russia needs to understand the importance of a political resolution to the civil war, Ben Rhodes says.
Republican Senator Bob Corker says one operation in 2013 could have made the real difference.
The phrase has become ubiquitous since 2009. A paper examines how new and assertive Beijing’s new assertiveness really is.
As the pope canonizes a controversial figure, it’s worth remembering the centuries of controversy surrounding sainthood itself.
Shinzo Abe’s efforts to move Japan away from its post-World War II pacifism, though not yet successful, have had consequences—including…
I recently got to chat with my old professor, Martha Crenshaw, who helped invent the academic study of terrorism in…
How terrorism has—and hasn’t—changed, from the Algerian War to ISIS
An animated illustration of a stalemate
Members of the U.S. special operations forces are reportedly receiving letters from their leadership warning them about a book…
A poll suggests British youth are abandoning an old, confusing tradition.
When will the “endgame” of the Greek financial crisis actually end?
What compassion does to the brain
An empirical look at the Zodiac through word-frequency analysis.
Why “Is the Islamic State Muslim?” is a trick question